Brown Fedee Harness 302 Strap Riding 302 Harness Cognac Boots/Booties 67bc72

Brown Fedee Harness 302 Strap Riding 302 Harness Cognac Boots/Booties 67bc72

Thanks for reading.

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access.

Brown Fedee Harness 302 Strap Riding 302 Harness Cognac Boots/Booties 67bc72.

Sorry, your subscription does not include this content.

Please call 866-735-5631 to upgrade your subscription.

You are the owner of this article.
Share this  ›

Brown Fedee Harness 302 Strap Riding 302 Harness Cognac Boots/Booties 67bc72

Degenhardt

Coulee Region Chill’s Jackson Decker skates during practice on Thursday at Green Island Ice Arena. Decker does double duty, playing for the Chill while also attending Holmen High School.

  • Rory O’Driscoll, La Crosse Tribune

Holmen High School student Jackson Decker (center, gray hat) watches a basketball game with friends.

  • Rory O’Driscoll, La Crosse Tribune

Coulee Region Chill’s Jackson Decker skates during a recent practice at Green Island Ice Arena.

  • Rory O’Driscoll, La Crosse Tribune

Jackson Decker’s typical day isn’t unlike that of most high-school seniors.

Out of bed by 7:30 a.m. Check.

School by 8. Check.

Lunch around noon. Check.

Penny Loves Kenny Brown Leather "High Noon" Chocolate Boots/Booties,By 5, he’s home for dinner. By 7, he’s elbow deep in homework. By 10 — or 11, depending on how many video games are played — he’s in bed. Sounds pretty standard, doesn’t it?

But the middle of the day — that noon-to-5 slot — is what makes Decker different than most kids his age.

Decker is a defenseman for the Coulee Region Chill, which, as a high-school-aged player, demands a special kind of commitment. Playing junior hockey is essentially a full-time job, but when you add regular schoolwork to the equation, it becomes even more complex.Aquatalia Black Callie Diamond Quilted Weatherproof Tall Wedge Boots/Booties,

But that’s what he — and all junior-hockey players his age — sign up for. They know it isn’t easy.

Tory Burch Black Colleen Platform Boots/Booties,sMy coach last year was a big advocate of junior hockey and pushing kids on to the next level,” Decker said. “He reached out to a couple coaches last year for me, not just in the NAHL but in different leagues, too.

“I didn’t think it was that hard of a decision. I definitely had to go over everything with my coach and my family and all of that, and then working things out with my high school before I fully committed to it, but this is something I want to do.”

Despite his choice, Decker is a regular 17-year-old in almost every other way.

Stuart Weitzman Black Semi Over The Knee Wedge Boots/Booties,“I would say after practice, he’s home by 5 and he’s a normal high-school kid,” said Andy Palmer, one of Decker’s billet (host family) parents. “He’s got homework he has to do. He hangs out with classmates; we have a high school kid of our own, and they get along really well. They play their NBA 2K games and set up tournaments and stuff like that.

“He’s just a normal kid once he’s away from the ice. He has the same responsibilities as any high schooler.”

It’s not uncommon.

Including Decker, the Chill have three high-school-aged skaters in their squad. They had four before 16-year-old Todd Scott was elevated to the USHL. As for the rest of the league, all but one team has at least one player — as of today — under the age of 18. Of those 23 teams, 15 have at least three.

Furthermore, of the 23 active members of Coulee Region’s roster, 15 played at least one season of junior hockey before receiving their high-school diplomas. Nine played two or more.

It’s part of the gig. Simultaneous pursuit of athletic and academic goals is a regular practice in junior hockey, one that all players — including those who have already graduated from high school — gladly welcome. They understand the challenges of the journey.

If anything, it forces kids to mature at a much quicker rate.

“The biggest thing, for me personally, is it matured me,” said A.J. Degenhart, former Chill coach, who played two seasons with the USHL’s Green Bay Gamblers before joining the University of Wisconsin.

“Those couple years of being, not necessarily on your own because you have a billet family, but being on your own away from your support group and not having them right there to bail you out all the time, I think it makes you grow up in a hurry. I can say for myself, with the coaches I had, they taught me a lot of life lessons in the couple years I was there. That stuff is invaluable, so when a kid does move on, we always say, we want a player to come in a boy and leave as a man.”Prada Black Nylon Leather Rubber Sole Size38/8 New Boots/Booties,

High-school experience

Christian Louboutin Black Leather Peep-toe Platform Boots/Booties,Christian Louboutin Black Daf 160mm Leather Daffodile Boots/Booties,Style & Co Brown /Tan Boots/Booties,Jeffrey Campbell Black Patent Leather Melina Cutout Boots/Booties,Pour La Victoire Black White Gray Leather Vika Boots/Booties,Valentino Black Studwrap Suede Ankle Boots/BootiesSteve Madden Chestnut Suede Tanngoo Boots/Booties,Prada Brown with Burgundy Hue Ankle Boots/Booties,Balenciaga Black and Brown Pony Hair Boots/Booties,Frye Brown and Cream Engineer 12” R Boots/Booties,ALA?A Black Suede Silver Zip High Heel Ankle Boots/Booties,Stuart Weitzman Black Patent Kitten Heels Boots/BootiesChristian Louboutin Black Suede Guerilla Peep-toe Ankle Boots/Booties,Frye Dark Brown Leather Melissa Boots/Booties,Burberry Black Housecheck Crosshill Rain Boots/Booties,Prada Black Knee High Patent Leather Heeled Boots/Booties,Christian Louboutin Black Ronfifi Supra Thigh High Over Knee Heel Lady Daf Red Toe Leather Boots/Booties,Frye Dark Brown Mimi Scrunch Tall Leather Boots/Booties,Christian Louboutin Black Ronfifi Supra 36 It Platform Over Knee Thigh High Heel Lady Red Sole Boots/BootiesSaint Laurent Black Cat 50 Ankle Calf Leather Sz. Boots/Booties,Aquatalia Black Suede Unveil Diamond Quilted Riding Boots/BootiesTory Burch Brown Quilted Leila Wedge Boots/Booties,Stuart Weitzman Black Patent Leather Snake 5050 Crystal Over-the-knee / Thigh Boots/Booties,Christian Louboutin Black So Kate 120 24clr0124 Boots/Booties,Steve Madden Brown Knee High Boots/Booties,Frye Black New Harness Americana Boots/Booties,Isabel Marant Black Runway Suede Leather Boots/Booties,ALA?A Black Women's Eyelet-embellished Glossed-leather Boots/BootiesVivienne Westwood Black Anglomania Hunter Shearling Fold-over Boots/Booties,Frye Black Vera Slouch Block-heel Tall Boots/Booties,

A senior, Decker prefers an in-class educational experience. That’s why he attends Holmen High School.

But not all junior players are like Decker. Depending on personal preference or individual goals, a player may opt for alternative schooling options.

“It’s really up to them and their parents,” said Shelly LaPlount, Coulee Region’s director of housing, who acknowledged the possibility of players taking online courses.

“If they ask my opinion, I will give it. These kids have to grow up so fast, and they make so many sacrifices. I encourage them to still attend a physical school, just so they have a little bit of their childhood, of their senior year; so they can follow a football team, or go to a prom, or get all those experiences.

“These kids give up so much.”

Description

I35 Fedee Harness Strap Riding Boots 302, Cognac, 6 US

Brand: I35
Color: Cognac
Material: Leather
Heel Height: 1.25 inch
Size: 6 US

Condition: shoe - Shoe. Light scuffs in material of both shoes. The images shown are of the actual shoes for sale.
Our DISPLAY shoes were once floor sample models and thus have been tried on in the store. These shoes show signs of light wear such as but not limited to scuffs or light marks in the material, and may have pricing stickers or sticker residue. The original shoe box may or may not be included. The images shown are of the actual shoes for sale.

Shipping: Orders are shipped within 1 business day of purchase

FS63302

But it’s worth it for most.

Still, some kids opt to add an in-school experience to their already-altered lifestyle; to provide an element of normalcy.

Stuart Weitzman Black Finland Over The Knee Boots/Booties,

That option works best for Decker. And for Marshal Plunkett and Kevin Bryant, both of whom attend their respective hometown schools of West Salem and Central as senior students.

“One of the things we try to make all of our students understand; we want them to get involved, go to events, participate,” Holmen principal Bob Baer said. “High school is only four years long, and once you leave here, things change a little bit. So we really promote that, both with the Chill players and with our non-Chill players.

“And I’ve seen our Chill players at events in the past. They do get involved.”

But in-school arrangements aren’t for every junior-hockey player. For others, online classes are a better fit.

“It depends a lot on the kid, because everyone’s different,” LaPlount said.

Such was the case for Todd Scott.

Upon his arrival to Coulee Region, Scott was — and still is — a high-school junior, though he’s been playing some form of junior hockey since his freshman year. He played in two different locations before joining the Chill, and now, he’s in Sioux City backing up former Coulee Region goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks in the USHL.Zara Black/Brown Medium-heeled New Mesh Ankle Boots/Booties,

Since October, Scott has played for three different junior teams, on three different levels, in three different cities. And his junior career is still very much in its infancy.

Frye Black Womens Miranda Tall Riding W/Back Zipper Boots/BootiesGivenchy Black White Red Knitted Over The Knee Boots/Booties,Manolo Blahnik Black Suede Gipsy Boots/Booties,Manolo Blahnik Black White Canvas Kiddie Pointed-toe Boots/Booties,Style & Co Brown Distressed Leather Boots/BootiesChristian Louboutin Gray Bronze 4a Python-suede Platform 38 It High Heel Lady Fashion Red Sole Ankle Boots/BootiesFrye Gaucho (Dark Brown) 77400 Engineer 12inch R Boots/Booties,Stuart Weitzman Black 5050 Wedge Mainline Boots/Booties,Eileen Fisher Black Perforated Nubuck Leaf 2 Boots/BootiesDiesel Black Dancing Queen Salsy Boots/Booties,See by Chloé Black Studded Leather Calf Hair Ankle Boots/Booties,Rick Owens Black Classic Wedge Boots/Booties,Christian Louboutin Silver Black Equestria Platform High Heel Lady Toe Pump Daf Red 38.5 It Ankle Boots/Booties,Delman Brown Kitten Heel Knee Boots/Booties,Tory Burch Chocolate Brown Miller 25mm Ankle 6m #40371 Boots/Booties,Tory Burch Brown Coconut Gimini Link Boots/Booties,Prada Black 741216 Leather Zip Ankle 38 Boots/Booties,OTBT Lead Black Killer Bohemian Layered Leather The Custer New Boots/Booties,Saint Laurent Black Cat 50 Seta Calf Boots/Booties,Dolce&Gabbana Black Crocodile Print Riding Tall Patent 5.5 Boots/Booties,Giuseppe Zanotti Black Leather Over The Knee Boots/Booties,Zara Black Medium-heel Leather New Ruffled Ankle Boots/BootiesDonald J. Pliner Black/Brown Multi Calf-hair Knee Boots/BootiesBrown Women's Wear Ever Knee High Boots/Booties,Crown by B?rn Leather Winnie Boots/Booties,Naot Volcanic Red Black Wedge Tall Delilah Boots/Booties,Manolo Blahnik Black/White Patent Leather Ankle Boots/Booties,Stuart Weitzman Black 50/50 Leather Over The Knee Boots/Booties,Burberry Black Horn Buckled Rain Boots/Booties,Ivy Kirzhner Black New Parachute Stud Boots/Booties

For him, online classes work best because he takes them wherever he goes, which could be anywhere.

Frye Brown Vera Slouch Engineer Leather Motorcycle Boots/Booties,“The more you transfer, the more that may not transfer,” LaPlount said of moving credits from one high school to the next. “And so you don’t want to come up short. Todd still has time in his situation because he’s still just a junior. But as a senior, you don’t have time to make up. So if you’re going to miss a credit and it’s going to cause you to not graduate, that’s a big deal.”

Dark/Light Brown France-sourced Two-tone Leather Decorative Cowboy Fr Boots/Booties,
Frye Brown Style Number 77482 Boots/Booties,

Education is paramount to the junior-hockey experience. If a player falls behind on his studies, it reflects on his playing time.

Burberry Black Check Pattern Nova Print Belt 37/7 Boots/Booties,And that’s by design. There’s a reason why 92.1 percent of NCAA men’s hockey players graduate with degrees, more than any other NCAA sport. Junior hockey determines who can handle college-level responsibilities, and who can’t.

“School comes first,” LaPlount said. “Whether you’re on the bench that Friday night or Saturday night, that means more than anything to these kids. Once the coach gets involved, things change quickly, if need be. But thankfully, we haven’t had an issue on the Chill team at all.”Black Collection Boots/Booties,

Life after graduation

All but three of Coulee Region’s current players already have their high school diplomas.

Well done, guys. Now what?

There’s more than one answer to that question for a junior-hockey player.

Getting a high-school diploma doesn’t always mean a player is finished with school. Some junior players elect to take an online class or two, particularly if their grade-point average needs improving. Others take classes just to stay sharp.Miu Miu Black Cracked Leather Biker Moto Boots/Booties,

It’s optional, but encouraged.

Haider Ackermann Black Women's Suede Ankle Boots/Booties,“Some of the players do want to keep their minds going, because to take two years off of school and then jump in as a college freshman; when you haven’t done any studying or reading for two years, it’s tough to jump back in,” LaPlount said. “So some like to take a course just to keep things fresh.”

But additional schooling isn’t for everyone.

Others stay engaged as members of the local workforce, as some guys — including a handful of Chill players — land part-time jobs on the side. That isn’t always the case, as the ever-changing nature of junior hockey makes it difficult for companies to hire junior players. But the right connections can yield suitable arrangements, as they have for several Coulee Region skaters over the last five years.Christian Louboutin Black Bianca Botta 140mm Suede Boots/Booties,

Beyond that, the Chill are also required to maintain an active presence in the community. That includes all manner of things; from reading in local elementary-school classrooms, to ringing a bell for the Salvation Army.Corral Boots Brown Python Crystal Cross Boots/Booties,

It’s part of the gig.

Naturalizer Brown Taupe Dandy Women's Knee-high Calf Riding Boots/Booties,No matter what they do in their spare time — whether it’s attending high-school classes, working a shift at Burrachos or volunteering time at a local charity — the Chill are expected to be active, engaging members to the local community.

Most of them may be teenagers, but they’re expected to be role models.

Lauren Ralph Lauren Brown Mesa Riding 728 Dark Brown/Dark Boots/Booties,“We get a pretty good feel for things in the first month, whether this is a student we need to keep an eye on, or whether this is someone who is or is not showing up for work and being a good citizen for the community,” said Chill coach Ryan Egan, who is midway through his first season with Coulee Region.

“That’s one thing about this level. Expectations are high. There are more than 1,000 players that would want to replace any player on this roster. Is it tougher to replace talent sometimes? Sure, but being a good person is first and foremost. And if you’re not a good person, we’re not going to keep you here. … The players know that they’re expendable at this level, so there’s always that hanging over their head, but I think we instill in them that it’s good to be a part of the community.”Tory Burch Brown Teresa Tall Riding Boots/Booties,

Tory Burch Black Classic Tall Rain Boots/Booties,

Post a comment as

Report

Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion.

(1) comment

Kurtis Body

Do they use sites like https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOuJBN9OulDbk1Dp9cf-1XQ for their studies? Because I have some doubts

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thanks for reading. Subscribe or log in to continue.